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Grease star Olivia Newton-John dies aged 73 1 week ago

Grease star Olivia Newton-John dies aged 73

Grease actress Olivia Newton-John has passed away at the age of 73.

She died peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends.

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Watch: TikTokker Niamh’s dad steals the show in hilarious makeup guide 1 week ago

Watch: TikTokker Niamh’s dad steals the show in hilarious makeup guide

If you’re looking for a good laugh today, don’t miss Ballybofey teen Niamhy’s latest viral TikTok.

Niamh asked her dad John to help narrate a makeup tutorial, with very surprising …
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1,000 extra FREE tickets up for grabs as Nathan Carter gets ready to rock Downings 2 weeks ago

1,000 extra FREE tickets up for grabs as Nathan Carter gets ready to rock Downings

Donegal County Council is set to release 1,000 free tickets for the sold-out Nathan Carter concert at the Donegal Festival of Golf this August.

The country star is taking to …
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An Cailín Ciúin selected as Ireland’s Oscars entry 2 weeks ago

An Cailín Ciúin selected as Ireland’s Oscars entry

Hugely-popular Irish-language film An Cailín Ciúin has been named as Ireland’s entry for the 2023 Academy Awards.

The feature film, which has many Donegal links, has been chosen by the …
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Caitríona McLaughlin returns home to Donegal to stage Brian Friel’s Translations 4 weeks ago

Caitríona McLaughlin returns home to Donegal to stage Brian Friel’s Translations

Carndonagh director Caitríona McLaughlin is returning home this August to stage a major new co-production of Brian Friel’s Translations. Friel’s modern classic excavates small town, rural Ireland to interrogate language, the …
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Up-and-coming Donegal singer tops iTunes Country charts 1 month ago

Up-and-coming Donegal singer tops iTunes Country charts

Talented Dunfanaghy singer Chelsea Evans is celebrating yet another career milestone after topping the iTunes Country Charts.

Chelsea, aged 18, is blazing a trail with her first single ‘Past the …
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Watch: New luxury screen opens at Eclipse Cinemas Lifford Strabane 2 months ago

Watch: New luxury screen opens at Eclipse Cinemas Lifford Strabane

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Eclipse Cinemas Lifford Strabane are bringing the classic cinema experience into the modern era with the unveiling of the new Regal Room screen.

Moviegoers are invited to step …
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Donegal actress and writer awarded film bursary 2 months ago

Donegal actress and writer awarded film bursary

Donegal Film Office at Donegal County Council is delighted to announce that actress, writer and director, Dorothy Duffy is the recipient of the second Donegal Film Bursary funded by Creative …
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Donegal broadcaster wins Radio Presenter of the Year Award 2 months ago

Donegal broadcaster wins Radio Presenter of the Year Award

RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta Donegal broadcaster Michelle Nic Grianna was presented with the award for Radio Presenter of the Year at the Celtic Media Festival in Quimper in Brittany last …
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An Cailín Ciúin breaks records for Irish-language film 2 months ago

An Cailín Ciúin breaks records for Irish-language film

An Cailín Ciúin (The Quiet Girl) has surpassed €600,000 at the UK and Irish box office, continuing to break records for Irish-language film.

The emotive and heartwarming film ranks #14 in …
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Derry Girls star Jamie-Lee O’Donnell to show us ‘The Real Derry’ in new Channel 4 doc 3 months ago

Derry Girls star Jamie-Lee O’Donnell to show us ‘The Real Derry’ in new Channel 4 doc

Derry Girls actress Jamie-Lee O’Donnell will front a new documentary about her life in her home city of Derry.

Jamie-Lee, who plays the hilarious Michelle in the hit comedy Derry …
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Donegal-made drama starring Paul Mescal and Emily Watson premiering at Cannes Film Festival 3 months ago

Donegal-made drama starring Paul Mescal and Emily Watson premiering at Cannes Film Festival

An Irish feature film shot in Donegal is having its world premiere this week at the Cannes Film Festival.

God’s Creatures, starring Normal People star Paul Mescal and English actress …
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Many Donegal connections in new Irish film An Cailín Ciúin 3 months ago

Many Donegal connections in new Irish film An Cailín Ciúin

Critically acclaimed Irish film, An Cailín Ciúin / The Quiet Girl is out in cinemas across Ireland this Thursday, May 12 including Century Letterkenny. 

There are a number of connections between …
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Donegal family giving back to charity after brave Caitlin’s cancer journey 3 months ago

Donegal family giving back to charity after brave Caitlin’s cancer journey

A local family has organised an unmissable traditional music concert next week to give thanks to a charity close to their hearts.

The Strain family from Burnfoot are counting their …
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Letterkenny presenter tackling life’s big questions in new BBCNI series 4 months ago

Letterkenny presenter tackling life’s big questions in new BBCNI series

Broadcaster and journalist Caoimhe Ní Chathail returns for a new series of Croí na Ceiste le Caoimhe to investigate the growing issues affecting young people today.

Each week, Caoimhe tackles a …
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Maria Mc Cormack celebrates new starts and a new single 4 months ago

Maria Mc Cormack celebrates new starts and a new single

Letterkenny singer Maria Mc Cormack is back getting our toes tapping again with some great new music.

Her new single, ‘Girl with Good Intentions’, is out this week and it’s …
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Open casting call for extras in Liam Neeson film in Donegal 4 months ago

Open casting call for extras in Liam Neeson film in Donegal

How would you like to appear in Liam Neeson’s latest Hollywood thriller? 

Now is your chance, as an open casting call for extras takes in Killybegs this Saturday.

If successful, …
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Two weeks to go until final season of Derry Girls 5 months ago

Two weeks to go until final season of Derry Girls

The much anticipated third and final series of hit comedy Derry girls will air in less than a fortnight, Channel 4 has announced.

Clare, Erin, Orla, Michelle and the wee …
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Ciara Doherty back behind the desk of The Tonight Show 5 months ago

Ciara Doherty back behind the desk of The Tonight Show

Donegal presenter Ciara Doherty makes a welcome return to ‘The Tonight Show’ tonight at 10pm on Virgin Media One.

The Letterkenny woman has been on an extended maternity leave after …
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On Song: Amy (17) leaps into the local music scene 6 months ago

On Song: Amy (17) leaps into the local music scene

A seventeen-year-old Carndonagh teenager is brimming with ambition as she launches into the music scene in Donegal.

Amy O’Connor is a talented performer with a beautiful voice and a clear …
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Donegal woman banned for clowning around on Tinder 6 months ago

Donegal woman banned for clowning around on Tinder

A young Donegal woman who found herself banned from Tinder can finally look back and laugh at the experience.

Jess Harkin from Raphoe, also known as Kazoo the clown, was …
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Ciara Doherty returning to all-female fronted season of The Tonight Show 7 months ago

Ciara Doherty returning to all-female fronted season of The Tonight Show

Donegal presenter Ciara Doherty is set to return to Virgin Media’s The Tonight Show in March.

The Letterkenny woman has been on an extended maternity leave after the arrival of …
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Watch: Wild Atlantic Women hit all the right notes for Donegal Hospice 7 months ago

Watch: Wild Atlantic Women hit all the right notes for Donegal Hospice

The Wild Atlantic Women were in fine tune last night for the return of the Nollag na mBan Women’s Christmas concert.

The virtual showcase, spanning over 80minutes, saw some of …
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Amy Huberman and Brian O’Driscoll soak up the delights of Donegal 8 months ago

Amy Huberman and Brian O’Driscoll soak up the delights of Donegal

Irish actress Amy Huberman and rugby legend Brian O’Driscoll are enjoying a Christmas family holiday in Donegal this week.

The couple chose “destination Donegal” after the Christmas festivities and are taking …
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Máire Bhreathnach crowned TV Personality of the Year 9 months ago

Máire Bhreathnach crowned TV Personality of the Year

Gortahork native Máire Bhreathnach is back on our TV screens tonight after winning ‘Pearsa Teilifíse na Bliana’ 2021.

The Gradaim Chumarsáide an Oireachtais (Irish Language Media Awards) were announced at the …
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Kalize has winning role at LauraLynn Oscars! 11 months ago

Kalize has winning role at LauraLynn Oscars!

A creative Letterkenny girl scooped a top award at the very special LauraLynn Oscars this weekend.

Kalize McGuigan, aged nine, won the LauraLynn Oscar for Best Adventure Movie for her …
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Confirmed: Derry Girls coming to an end after third series 11 months ago

Confirmed: Derry Girls coming to an end after third series

We’ll be saying a sad farewell to Derry Girls after the third series, creator Lisa McGee has confirmed.

The hit Channel 4 comedy is due to resume filming again after production …
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Brídín Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh making science fun in new children’s series 11 months ago

Brídín Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh making science fun in new children’s series

Gaoth Dobhair actress Brídín Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh is set to host a new children’s television series, launching on TG4 at the end of September.

Brídín will present ‘An Bhfuil a Fhios …
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Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh’s life, loves and passions shared in new TV series 12 months ago

Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh’s life, loves and passions shared in new TV series

Renowned Donegal musician Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh is kicking off a brand new series of TG4’s landmark music series ‘Sé mo Laoch’ on Sunday September 12th

The Gaoth Dobhair woman stars …
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Country star Sinead Black lands new presenting role 1 year ago

Country star Sinead Black lands new presenting role

Letterkenny singer Sinead Black has made her presenting debut in a new role on Fresh Country TV.

Sinead is hosting a new hour-long country music video show, which airs worldwide …
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Miss Donegal Kirsty proud to support Donegal Hospice 1 year ago

Miss Donegal Kirsty proud to support Donegal Hospice

Miss Donegal Kirsty O’Donnell has proudly donated over €1,400 to Donegal Hospice.

The Letterkenny student ran a popular draw in collaboration with G&G Salon, where one lucky person won Phi Brows, …
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Taylor Swift in Donegal? Fans go into a frenzy over new snaps 1 year ago

Taylor Swift in Donegal? Fans go into a frenzy over new snaps

Taylor Swift has sent fans into a frenzy following a trip to Donegal.

The superstar visited Portsalon beach for a laid-back photoshoot. Her pictures, shared on Saturday, sparked major excitement …
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Donegal expert creates first Digital Badges for Irish Trad Teachers 1 year ago

Donegal expert creates first Digital Badges for Irish Trad Teachers

Donegal music producer and traditional music expert Liz Doherty is launching new ‘digital badges’ to recognise qualifications gained by traditional music teachers. 

It’s the latest offering from the Buncrana musician, who …
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Video: Stunning new song speaks to all brides 1 year ago

Video: Stunning new song speaks to all brides

A new song has been released today to lift the spirits of all brides after a most uncertain year.

‘This Bride’ is the new wedding song written by Bri Carr …
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Louise’s magical chapter 1 year ago

Louise’s magical chapter

A Letterkenny teacher turned her lockdown downtime into something magical by writing a new children’s book series.

Mum of three Louise Flanagan never planned to write children’s books, but thanks …
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What’s On: Earagail Arts Festival back with hybrid blend of exciting events 1 year ago

What’s On: Earagail Arts Festival back with hybrid blend of exciting events

If you’re craving true entertainment again, Earagail Arts Festival is thankfully back with a programme to delight all arts and culture fans.

Starting on 4th July, the festival is taking …
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Donegal actress lands role in hit Netflix show 1 year ago

Donegal actress lands role in hit Netflix show

Donegal actress Amybeth McNulty had landed another major role in a top Netflix series.

The 19-year-old star will join the fourth series of the hugely popular supernatural drama Stranger Things.


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Donegal fundraiser boosted by the ‘Paul Mescal effect’ 1 year ago

Donegal fundraiser boosted by the ‘Paul Mescal effect’

‘Normal People’ star Paul Mescal has kindly lent a hand to fundraising efforts to repair a damaged footbridge in south west Donegal.

The actor has just finished filming in the …
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Donegal coast sets the scene for film starring Paul Mescal 1 year ago

Donegal coast sets the scene for film starring Paul Mescal

Irish actor Paul Mescal is currently working on a psychological drama in Co Donegal, it has been revealed.

The Normal People star is co-starring in A24’s God’s Creatures, which is …
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Donegal music producer delighted with programme’s international award 1 year ago

Donegal music producer delighted with programme’s international award

Donegal music producer and traditional music expert Dr Liz Doherty has said it was a joy to work on a programme which recently won a prestigious international media award for …
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Dramatic debut is a hit for singer-songwriter Carol Wilson 1 year ago

Dramatic debut is a hit for singer-songwriter Carol Wilson

What started as a cathartic release from the struggles and trauma of a very difficult relationship, has evolved into the debut single ‘Trouble Me’ from Donegal singer-songwriter Carol Wilson.

‘Trouble …
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Clannad announce details of their final tour 1 year ago

Clannad announce details of their final tour

Donegal band Clannad have announced details of the Irish leg of their Farewell tour.

The legendary West Donegal group will play four Irish tour dates set for Spring 2022 as …
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Donegal woman co-hosting podcast on experiences of ‘adulting’ 1 year ago

Donegal woman co-hosting podcast on experiences of ‘adulting’

If you’re on the lookout for a new podcast, make sure to check out Sarah Allan’s newest production.

The Raphoe woman has teamed up with a college friend to launch …
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Bring the cinema home with Irwin Expert Electrical 1 year ago

Bring the cinema home with Irwin Expert Electrical

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If you want to enjoy a cinema-like experience at home, Irwin Expert Electrical has all you need.

The TV centre at Irwin Expert Electrical boasts some of the …
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Late Late Show raises incredible €2.6m for Irish Cancer Society 1 year ago

Late Late Show raises incredible €2.6m for Irish Cancer Society

Late Late Show viewers donated an incredible €2.6million to the Irish Cancer Society in a matter of hours last night.

An emotional Daffodil Day special celebrated the crucial work of …
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Derry Girls star Saoirse-Monica Jackson lands blockbuster role 1 year ago

Derry Girls star Saoirse-Monica Jackson lands blockbuster role

Derry Girls star Saoirse-Monica Jackson is set for the silver screen after being cast in upcoming superhero film The Flash.

The popular actress, who grew up between Derry and Greencastle …
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From Antrim to Arranmore – Wild Atlantic Women unite for moving music video 1 year ago

From Antrim to Arranmore – Wild Atlantic Women unite for moving music video

Female artists from Antrim all the way to Arranmore Island have launched a new video to share positivity with people at home and abroad.

The music video cover of Francie …
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Donegal woman braves TV social experiment 1 year ago

Donegal woman braves TV social experiment

A young Donegal woman is set to appear on a new TV series to share her strong views on important topics.

Leanne McCafferty from Ballyshannon is one of the guests …
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Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh composes new music to bring hope after pandemic 1 year ago

Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh composes new music to bring hope after pandemic

Acclaimed Donegal fiddler Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh will release new music this St. Patrick’s Day packed with hopeful notes for brighter days to come.

The Altan star will be teaming up …
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Grainne lets the good times roll in charity skate 1 year ago

Grainne lets the good times roll in charity skate

Donegal woman Grainne Gallanagh raised both funds and spirits on International Women’s Day by completing a charity challenge in a hilarious fashion.

The Buncrana nurse and model set out to …
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